The flight time from Washington to Orlando is 2 hours, 20 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves DCA Washington, DC 2 minutes early.
17 minutes taxiing out
1 hour, 51 minutes in the air
9 minutes taxiing in
Arrives MCO Orlando, FL 7 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?


Flight Summary

The flight time from Washington to Orlando is 2 hours, 20 minutes. The time spent in the air is 1 hour, 51 minutes.

The flight distance from Washington to Orlando is 759 Miles.

Reverse Journey

Orlando to Washington
2 hours, 9 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

2h 15m
2h 19m
2h 19m
2h 22m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flight Time by Time of Day ?

12AM06AM12PM06PM 30m1h1h 30m2h
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flights By Time of Day ?


Flights Per Week



759 Miles

Flights By Month ?


Flights By Day of Week ?


Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)


Frequently Asked Questions

How far is Washington from Orlando by plane?

The distance from Washington to Orlando by plane is 759 Miles. This is the air distance on the most direct route taken by the vast majority of flights.

How long is the flight from Washington to Orlando?

The flight time from Washington to Orlando is 2 hours, 20 minutes. The time spent in the air is 1 hour, 51 minutes. These numbers are averages. In reality, it varies by airline with Southwest being the fastest taking 2 hours, 15 minutes, and American the slowest taking 2 hours, 22 minutes.

What airlines fly from Washington to Orlando?

JetBlue, American, Southwest, and Delta are the airlines with direct flights from Washington to Orlando.

Does Southwest fly from Washington to Orlando?

Yes! Southwest does fly from Washington (DCA) to Orlando (MCO). On average, they have 17 flights per week on this route. This may vary seasonally, please check the chart above for more details.

Tables and Explanations

Data Source

Our information is computed from the latest available data from the US Department of Transportation.

Average Timeline Timeline Chart

The average timeline contains the median time a flight spends in 3 stages. The first of these three stages is taxiing out which includes the time from the flight leaving the gate to taking off. The second stage is in the air, which includes the time spent from the flight leaving the ground to touching back down at the end of it's journey. The last stage is taxiing in, which is from when the flight touches down to the flight arriving at it's gate.

The average timeline also estimates on average of when the flight will leave and arrive relative to it's stated departure time.

Leaves Washington 2 minutes early
Taxi Out Time 17 minutes
In the Air 111 minutes
Taxiing In 9 minutes
Arrives Orlando 7 minutes early

Flight Reliability Reliability Chart

The reliability of an airline measures how often the airline's flights on this route are cancelled or delayed more than 20 minutes. For example, from Washington to Orlando, Southwest is 83% reliable, which means that Southwest flights are on time 83% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
Delta 91% 9% 0%
American 86% 13% 1%
Southwest 83% 17% 0%
JetBlue 74% 24% 2%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Washington and Orlando, this is due to different operational factors on the ground, as well as scheduling of planes. Each airline's flight time is split into three stages which are described above in the "Average Timeline" section. There are also miscellaneous operational issues which are included in the below total but are not accounted for in one of the three stages.

Airline Taxiing Out
In the Air
Taxiing In
Southwest 14 112 7 135
Delta 16 113 8 139
JetBlue 15 111 11 139
American 18 111 10 142

Flights By Time of Day Flight Time By Day Chart

This one is pretty self explanatory, it represents the number of flights that leave the gate in a given hour of the day. The tricky thing here is that this is normally not a whole number since it is an average over 52 weeks. Partial numbers may indicate that a flight may be seasonal or may take off at different times due to different operational factors.

Time Count
2pm 0.47
5pm 1.11
8pm 0.92
6am 2.11
6pm 0.08
4pm 0.3
3pm 0.39
11am 0.29
8am 1.54
10am 1.19
7pm 0.04
9am 0.18
1pm 1.28
12pm 1.38
7am 0.53

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Washington to Orlando that take off in a given month of the year. This number changes because some flights are seasonal, and almost all flights have uneven demand througout the year.

Month Count
January 361
February 328
March 357
April 347
May 349
June 327
July 338
August 332
September 327
October 367
November 444
December 482

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Washington to Orlando that take off on a given day of the week. Some routes only have enough demand to sustain a few trips a week, while others have many flights a day. This number is also an average across the year, and hence may not be a whole number.

Day Count
Monday 11.62
Tuesday 11.31
Wednesday 11.21
Thursday 11.6
Friday 11.79
Saturday 13.21
Sunday 13.1

Flight per Airline (per Week) Flights By Airline Chart

How many times an airline flies this route in a week. Different factors play into how often a carrier chooses to fly a given route including it's need to connect disparate routes, and demand.

Airline Flights per Week
American 1
JetBlue 1
Southwest 0
Delta 0

Flight Time By Time of Day Flight Time by Time of Day Chart

The total flight time varies by each hour of the day due to factors such as airport traffic. More flights leaving an airport may cause higher taxi in or taxi out times. See the description of the average timeline above for a deeper discussion of each of these times.

Time Taxi Out
In the Air
Taxi In
2pm 17 111 7 136
5pm 18 112 10 142
8pm 15 110 10 138
6am 15 112 8 136
6pm 13 112 8 138
4pm 15 114 13 144
3pm 18 113 12 147
11am 15 111 8 136
8am 17 111 10 141
10am 22 111 10 144
7pm 12 112 9 137
9am 15 108 10 135
1pm 16 112 9 139
12pm 16 112 11 140
7am 16 110 10 139
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.